Senior Human Resources Business Partner

Job Location : Location
US-CA-Los Angeles
Regular Full-Time
Human Resources


This role will serve as the strategic partner to our Southern California Operations Leadership team in the areas of performance, development, and engagement.


Additionally, the HR Business Partner ensures we have increased focus and commitment to the employee experience, project standards, engagement, retention, and high-performance culture that embodies Suffolk’s core values.



  • Serve as a strategic partner to the senior leadership team and build strong relationships with our field operations teams.
  • Be a trusted advisor, coaching business leadership on leadership effectiveness and performance.
  • Drive the annual performance management process for the Southern California region.
  • Effectively use influence and negotiation strategies to secure support from stakeholders for support of key initiatives.
  • In line with Suffolk’s vision and strategic priorities, drive employee engagement and ensure a collaborative workforce based on shared goals and accountability.
  • Lead employee relations resolutions, minimizing risk to the organization by actively responding to and addressing employee concerns in a timely, cost-efficient manner.
  • Conduct complete investigations and make recommendations based on findings/facts, partnering with HR leadership and legal counsel.
  • Lead and manage change across client groups to influence organizational culture. Implement change programs as business needs dictate.
  • Oversee annual compensation planning process in partnership with our compensation team and regional leadership, ensuring highest performers are compensated in line with their business impact and contributions.
  • Be a D&I champion for the region in partnership with the D&I team.
  • Partner with P&C colleagues to instill a culture that emphasizes collaboration, accountability, and transparency among the P&C team.
  • In partnership with the learning & development team, identify training needs, drive professional development initiatives, and ensure compliance with mandatory training.



  • 6-8 years of progressive HR Manager or Business Partner related experience in Construction, Manufacturing, or related industry where you were responsible for managing HR for field operations.
  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Strong analytical skills to leverage data and a fact-base in delivering HR programs and strategies that effectively address business issues
  • Proven strategic HR coaching skills with a demonstrated track record of exceptional client service delivery in a matrixed organization
  • Track record of achieving results that contribute significantly to the business
  • Sound business judgment with strong planning, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand, and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.




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